Eric Elston Smith – Flying Officer 166224

Eric was born circa 1922

Son of John Henry Smith and Jane Malkin Smith
297 Sqd Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve – Transport Command

Air Bomber Halifax AVii
Died 19th July 1946 Aged 22

Swung and Crashed When Taking Off From Tarrant Rushton, Dorset on A Supply Dropping Exercise

Registered in Blandford Ref Vol 06A Page 377

Buried in Garforth Cemetery D487
(Dedicated Commonwealth Grave)

Family Grave
Father (Born 1883) Died 26th June 1965 aged 82